Meaning and Origin of: Tella

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Andhra Pradesh) : Hindu name meaning ‘white’ in Telugu.
  • Aragonese and Galician : probably a habitational name from places in Uesca (Aragon) or A Coruña (Galicia) called Tella, possibly from tella ‘(roof) tile’ (Latin tegula).
  • Italian : from Tella, a feminine form of Tello (see also La Tella).